Higher Education

Design Collection Revealed: Adobe InDesign CS3, Photoshop CS3 & Illustrator CS3, 1st Edition

  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 142831962X  |  ISBN-13: 9781428319622
  • 696 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2008 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $110.25



Adobe Creative Suite 3, the most popular design suite on the market today, now has the perfect companion resource to guide readers through Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator CS3. The Design Collection Revealed offers comprehensive step-by-step instruction as well as in-depth conceptual information about the features of the latest release of these three programs- all in one book! With clear, straightforward descriptions, end-of-chapter learning projects, and step-by-step tutorials, readers will acquire the skills needed to master the software and create strong design pieces. The full-color, vibrant illustrations and user-friendly design make this an ideal book for staying up-to-date on the very latest features of this popular design suite.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Back-of-book CD contains the Data Files needed to complete projects within the book.
  • Instruction on using Adobe CS3 with both Mac and PC platforms allows readers of all backgrounds to effectively learn and apply the material.
  • Photoshop Power User Shortcuts offer readers tips and tricks for quick learning and efficient use of the software.
  • End-of-chapter projects give students the skills and the confidence they need to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.
  • Extensive Instructor Resources provide lesson outlines, PowerPoint presentations, and other valuable materials so that instructors can spend less time preparing to teach and more time in the classroom, where students need them.

Table of Contents

Adobe InDesign
1. Exploring the InDesign Workspace
2. Working with Text
3. Setting Up a Document
4. Working with Frames
5. Working with Color

Adobe Photoshop
1. Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS3
2. Working with Layers
3. Making Selections
4. Incorporating Color Techniques
5. Placing Type in an Image

Adobe Illustrator
1. Getting Started with Illustrator
2. Creating Text and Gradients
3. Drawing and Composing an Illustration
4. Transforming and Distorting Objects
5. Working with Layers

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Chris Botello

Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft® Office, and Microsoft® Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.